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COVID-19: UN Allocates $24m Humanitarian Fund for Northeast Nigeria

US$22.4 million allocated to address humanitarian crisis in the Boko Haram/ISWAP hit Northeast States of Borno, Adamawa, Yobe…. vulnerability to COVID-19 also to be captured Mukaila Ola The Nigeria Humanitarian Fund (NHF) has allocated US$22.4 million to address vulnerability to existing humanitarian crisis in Borno, Adamawa and Yobe states. The allocation

Tens of thousands flee extremists attacks in Nigeria—UN

Michael Olukayode The United Nations expressed “grave concern” about an upsurge of violence in Nigeria’s northeastern state of Borno, which has been ravaged by Islamist group Boko Haram’s insurgency. Clashes in late December between government forces and “non-state armed groups” forced more than 30,000 people to flee to Maiduguri, the capital of